Flashcards in Quiz 2 Deck (16):
History's second great empire builder?
Sargon of Akkad
Who founded the famed Third Dynasty of Ur?
Ur-Nammu (2100 B.C.)
Who developed the world's most ancient law code?
The way of life of a group of people?
What is it called when a people's culture begins to include a specialized division of labor, a written language, a written code of laws, an organized form of civil government, and the development of the arts and sciences?
What is the process of transmitting the cultural heritage of a people from one generation to the next?
Recorded Sumerian history begins with...
Early Dynastic Age
Who were the first to develop a system of formal schooling?
Sumerian school ("tablet house")
Huge temple tower
The spreading of cultural traits and patterns
Belief in one God
The worlds oldest work of of literature outside the Bible
Epic of Gilgamesh
The first empire to rule the Middle East after Sumer